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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Youth softball The NH Lightning 16U Black softball team was runner-up last weekend at the annual ASA Summer Sizzler in Brattleboro, Vt. The Lightning went 3-0 in pool play, beating the VT Rockets, VT Thunder and Brattleboro Heat while scoring 27 runs and allowing only six runs behind outstanding pitching from Brianna Whitcomb and Sloane French. Another rainy Sunday prevented the elimination bracket. Other players from six area high school …

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Friday, July 3, 2015

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals U19 baseball team improved to 5-2 by defeating the Nashua Chiefs, 3-1. Andrew Clay went the distance on the mound for the win, giving up one run on five hits while striking out eight. Wesley Lamphere went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and RBI double. Joey Fenuccio scored two runs, while Noah Green added a double and Jonathan …

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

ASA softball champs The U12 New Hampshire Lightning softball team (pictured) won the championship of the Jungle Jamboree in Hartford, Conn., last weekend by going 3-0 in a rain-shortened tournament in Girls ASA Class A Fast Pitch action. In the first game, the Lightning defeated the Connecticut Hurricanes, 12-10. Sadie Barton earned the …

Strong Foundations honor roll

Friday, June 26, 2015

The following students earned honors for the fourth quarter at Strong Foundations Charter School in Pembroke. GRADE 8 PRINCIPAL’S LIST: Lauren Bouffard, Lindsey Bouffard, Nathan Carrier, Hannah Davis, Jacob Desilets, Avery Gamache, Abbigail Mulleavey, Lauren O’Connor, Jason Plant, Sarah May Schultz GRADE 8 HIGH HONORS: Sydney Burdin, Nicholas …

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Softball champs The Concord U8 girls’ softball team (shown above) won the Grip N’ Rip Invitational Tournament. The Concord FairPoint Pioneers went 3-0 in pool play on their way to a top seed heading into the elimination round. …

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Babe Ruth champs Banks Chevrolet became back-to-back champions of Concord Babe Ruth by defeating Aable Restaurant Equipment Service, 3-1 behind the one-hit pitching of Kurtis Stadnicki (win) and Griffin Gilbert (save). Gabe Tobin led the Banks offense with …

Data reveals potential hazards for homeowners near Suncook River

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Scientists presented data Wednesday about the Suncook River that they gathered over four years in an effort to help officials in local towns protect their property as the waterway changes. Stemming from a catastrophic flood that caused the …

Letter: The dangers of ignorance

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance feeds hate and distorted “truths.” Fanatics who spew one-sided deceptive information based on their ignorance on a subject are what society should fear most. I recently saw a cartoon depicting a deer raping a hunter. Is this clever or just disgusting and ignorant? …

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Girls’ soccer champions The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 Premiere soccer team captured the Seacoast Coastal Summer Challenge in Brunswick, Maine, over Father’s Day Weekend. The Freedom had three shutouts in four games, while outscoring their opponents, 9-2. Members …

Champagne falls in quarterfinals, Lucey reaches 3rd flight final at state Junior Golf Championship

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Concord Country Club’s Doug Champagne exited in the quarterfinals of the state Junior Golf Championship, falling to Keeton Foster, 4 and 2, in the championship flight on Tuesday at Campbell’s Scottish Highlands. In the third flight, Ronan Lucey from Pembroke Pines won his quarterfinal, 1 up, then defeated …

Data from Suncook River study to be presented Wednesday night

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Engineers will hold a public information session Wednesday evening to discuss data collected last year in Allenstown, Pembroke and Epsom regarding the changing Suncook River. The river experienced an avulsion in 2006, meaning it abandoned its original path and created a new route through a different floodplain, causing …

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Youth soccer The Seacoast Express United U16 boys (above) won the Seacoast United Maine Coastal Challenge championship this past weekend. The team went 4-0 in the tourney, scoring 10 goals and giving up one. Players on the team …

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Youth softball The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team (15-0) won its third consecutive tournament, capturing the Boston ASA Championships. The Comets finished as the No. 1 seed by defeated the Middlesex Rapid Fire, 6-5, in the …